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Keep checking the Clubs and Chapters page on the Brother Martin website for information about your local chapter or club.

Atlanta

Atlanta

Atlanta Chapter Cocktail Party

Development Director Tommy Mitchell ‘79 traveled to Atlanta, Georgia for the annual Atlanta Chapter Social.  The group joined together at the Omni CNN Center Hotel. Mr. Mitchell brought alumni up to date on school activities and answered questions about Brother Martin.  If you are interested in future chapter events, please contact the Alumni Office or visit our Chapters and Club section of our website.

Event Sponsors included:

Brian Boever ’99
Zachary Dureau ’04
Charles G. Erath ’67 SA
James L. Preau ’64 SA

Austin

Austin

Austin/San Antonio Chapter Dinner

Alumni gathered at River City Seafood & Grill in San Antonio for a Chapter Dinner in late February.  Assistant to the President Nick Lagattuta ’71 updated the group on campus activities and discussed the future school plans and chapter events.  Dr. Joe Macaluso ’71 sponsored the dinner.  There are approximately 120 alumni living in the San Antonio/Austin area.

Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Chapter Social

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Stadium Sports bar & Grill
L’Auberge-Baton Rouge
777 L’Auberge Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70820
4 P.M. to 7 P.M.

There will be COMPLIMENTARY FOOD AND SOFT DRINKS with a CASH BAR. Dress is casual.

School personnel will be present to update you on school activities and answer questions.

We are requesting sponsorships from individuals and area businesses to offset the cost of this event. A gift of any amount would be most appreciated. All sponsors will be acknowledged at the event, on our school website, our CGN (alumni business) website and in our alumni publication, Century II (circulation 14,000).

Sponsorship Levels:

Gold Sponsor ($250 or more)
Crimson Sponsor ($100)
Crusader Sponsor ($50)

*Note- Sponsorship amounts may differ online.

Please RSVP by July 23, 2016.

Walk-ups are welcomed at the event!

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Alumni Day at LSU 

Kenny Spellman ’84, Justin Fleetwood and Thomas Mavor visited alumni at LSU.  Young alums shared stories of their college experience, filled out a brief survey about their “college readiness” and picked up some Brother Martin schwag.  The Crusaders have a strong presence at LSU  and many are involved in campus organizations ranging from athletics to service and student government.

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Birmingham

Birmingham

If you are interested in planning the event or want more information concerning the chapter, please contact the Alumni Office.

Charlotte

Charlotte

Saints vs.  Panthers Game

Alumni, family and friends gathered in Charlotte at Bank of America for the Saints vs. Panthers game. Members of the Crusader community met for a tailgate party before heading into the stadium, and Brother Martin President John Devlin updated the group on school activities.

Dallas

Dallas

Dallas Chapter Saints View-In

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Saints vs. San Francisco ’49ers
Pre-game at 2:30 P.M., Kick-off at 3:05 P.M.

Dodie’s Reef
2821 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75206

Dallas alumni and guests are invited to a complimentary Saints Party with food and drinks. School personnel will be present to update you on school activities and answer questions. Dress is casual; Saints attire is encouraged.

Sponsorship Levels:

Gold Sponsor ($100 or more)
Crimson Sponsor ($50)
Crusader Sponsor ($25)

*Note- Sponsorship amounts may differ online.

Please RSVP by Friday, October 28, 2016.

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Denver

Denver

Alumni gathered at Jackson’s across from Coors Field for a chapter TGIF in August. The chapter event coincided with the Alumni Baseball Trip.

Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast

For information call Ron Brisbi ’67 SA 504-616-3845 or 228-222-3352 or Kenny Spellmen ’84, Alumni Director, at 504-284-6700.

Houston

Houston

Houston Chapter Crawfish Boil

Marisa and Tim Taylor ’97 hosted the 2016 Houston Chapter Crawfish Boil on Saturday, May 7, 2016.  Tim and his family prepared and served crawfish while providing the perfect venue with music, games, and  swimming for the kids.  Tim Taylor ’72 grilled burgers and hot dogs and Mike Ligon ’88 prepared jambalaya.  Tommy Mitchell ’79 updated a group of alumni and their guests on school activities and events.

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Lafayette

Lafayette

Lafayette Chapter Saints Party

Alumni, family and friends gathered at Walk-On’s in Lafayette for a Saints Party Thursday night.  Attendees enjoyed delicious food and drinks while sharing stories and watching the Saints victory over the Carolina Panthers.  Kenny Spellman ’84 updated the group on campus activities and discussed future events in Lafayette.  Event sponsors were George Arnold ’01Lewis Hill, MD, ’81Kenny Clemons ’73Paul Lanusse, Jr. ’62 SA and Richard Petrie ’70.

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Las Vegas Chapter Dinner

Brother Martin hosted a “Viva Las Vegas” chapter dinner at Lola’s in Las Vegas on Friday, May 27, 2016. The group discussed campus activities and future chapter events.  Alumni such as Christopher Colletti ’01, Tim Gallagher ’83, and others joined Development Director/Assistant to the President Tommy Mitchell ’79 for dinner. Thanks to all the attendees and sponsors that supported this event!

Event Sponsors:

Gold

Roderick Gex ’80
Michael Pearse ’86
James “Patrick” Odonoghue ’87

Crusader

Ricky Richard ’81

Mandeville/Covington

Mandeville/Covington

Mandeville/Covington Chapter Social

Alumni, family and friends gathered at Friends Coastal Restaurant for the annual Mandeville/Covington Chapter Social.  Guests enjoyed complimentary food and soft drinks while sharing stories.  Kenny Spellman ’84 updated the group on school activities and encouraged everyone to visit campus.

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Memphis

Memphis

Memphis Chapter Dinner

Memphis alumni dined at Owen Brennan’s for the “restart” of the Memphis Chapter.  Kenny Spellman ’84 updated the group on campus activity and Phase III.  The group began planning future chapter events such as New Orleans Saints’ parties, a Mardi Gras themed party, and crawfish boils.  Brian Barbeito ’98 and Henry Gerosa ’62 SA helped sponsor the event.

Midwest Chapter (MN, IL, IA, WI)

Chicago

Chicago Chapter Dinner

Alumni joined Kenny Spellman ’84 for dinner last Thursday at Volare in downtown Chicago.  The group discussed campus activity, Phase III and future chapter events.  Walter McDonald ’58 CJ, Tony Marchese ’67 SA, David Horos ’83, Troy Koren ’04 and Garrett Napier ’08 attended the dinner.

Northeast (NY, NJ, CT, DE and east PA)

Northeast (NY, NJ, CT, DE and east PA)

Northeast Chapter Social

Friday, August 5, 2016
Cocktails 5 P.M. – 7 P.M.

O’Lunney’s Times Square Pub
145 West 45th Street
(Broadway/6th Ave.)
New York, NY 10036

Northeast alumni and guests are invited to cocktails. This is a “pay your own way” event. School personnel will be present to update you on school activities and answer questions. Dress is casual.

Please RSVP by Friday, July 29, 2016.

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New Orleans Saints Trip

Saints vs. Giants
East Rutherford, NJ – Metlife Stadium
September 16 – 18, 2016

Itinerary:
Friday, Sept. 16 5:55 a.m. flight to Newark, arrive at 10:10 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17 Free day in New York City
Sunday, Sept. 18 1:00 p.m. Kick-Off
7:20 p.m. flight to New Orleans, arrive 9:45 p.m.

Price Includes:
Round trip non-stop airfare on United Airlines
2 Nights at The Manhattan
Complimentary Continental Breakfast
Ticket to Saints vs. Giants
Shuttle to and from the airport and the game

Costs:
$985 per person – double
$850 per person – triple
$795 per person – quad
Availability is limited so please respond in a timely manner. Call for single accommodations.

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Northern California

Northern California

Northern California Chapter Social

On Tuesday, May 13th, Northern California alumni were invited to a baseball game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Alumni and a guest were invited to a “Suite Party” with complimentary food and drinks, compliments of Mark Kaufman ’83 to watch the Oakland A’s take on the Chicago White Sox. Tommy Mitchell ’79 updated the group on school activities and invited alumni to visit campus whenever they are in New Orleans.  Thanks to all the attendees.

Orlando

Orlando/Tampa/St. Pete

Alumni Saints Party

Members of the Orlando, Tampa, St. Pete’s  Alumni Chapter gathered together on October 25, 2015 to view the Saints vs. Colts game at Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen in Winter Park, Florida.  Florida alumni and a guest were invited to the complimentary event. Development Director Tommy Mitchell ’79 was present to update the alumni and their guests on school activities and answer questions.

Thank you to our Gold Sponsors:
Gordon A. Pilet  ’68 CJ
Bobby Zollinger ’88

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Pacific Northwest

Pacific Northwest-PNW

Pacific Northwest Saints’ Game

Barry Hebert ’74 and Kenny Spellman ’84 travelled to Seattle to visit our Pacific Northwest alumni.  On Sunday, alumni (Greg Gex ’77 (sponsor) and Ricky Richard ‘81 from Nevada, Jay Joyner ’71 from Montana, Dwayne Mathieu ’81 from Washington and Graham Grisoli ’02 who recently moved to Seattle from Northern California) and friends gathered for a social.  Jay Romig ’72 and other alumni in Seattle for the Saints game joined the party.  On Monday, members of the group had lunch at The Steelhead Diner before heading to the game.  On the way, more alumni were spotted at a “Saints Party” at a New Orleans-themed establishment. Later Al Serpas ’60 SA and Al Grunsky ’72 joined the group at the stadium.  Although the game didn’t go our way, the trip was a special event celebrating Brother Martin High School more than 2,700 miles away from home.

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San Antonio

San Antonio

Austin/San Antonio Chapter Dinner

Alumni gathered at River City Seafood & Grill in San Antonio for a Chapter Dinner in late February.  Assistant to the President Nick Lagattuta ’71 updated the group on campus activities and discussed the future school plans and chapter events.  Dr. Joe Macaluso ’71 sponsored the dinner.  There are approximately 120 alumni living in the San Antonio/Austin area.

 

Slidell

Slidell

Saints View Party

Melinda and Barry Hebert ’74 hosted an event for Slidell alumni and guests to watch the Saints vs. Falcons game. Stadium food and drinks were served as guests viewed the game and shared stories. Kenny Spellman ’84 thanked everyone for attending; especially the event hosts and sponsors, and gave a brief update on the state of Brother Martin High School.

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Southern California

Southern California

Southern California Chapter Crawfish Boil

Alumni, friends and family gathered at Dominick’s in West Hollywood, CA for the annual chapter crawfish boil.  Brandon Boudet ’89, co-owner and executive chef at Dominick’s, hosted the event.  Guests enjoyed crawfish, oysters on the half-shell, soft-shell crab and roast beef po-boys and sno-balls.

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South Carolina

South Carolina

Saints vs. Panthers Game

Alumni, family and friends gathered in Charlotte at Bank of America for the Saints vs. Panthers game. Members of the Crusader community met for a tailgate party before heading into the stadium, and Brother Martin President John Devlin updated the group on school activities.

South Central Mississippi

South Central Mississippi (USM)

Alumni Day at USM

Kenny Spellman ’84, Thomas Mavor and Justin Fleetwood visited the Student Union at the University of Southern Mississippi last Thursday to visit with alumni.  Brother Martin alumni shared stories of their college experience, filled out a brief survey concerning their “college readiness” and picked up some “schwag”.  Dr. David Jouandot ’03 and Alex Coppejans, Science instructors at Brother Martin accompanied eight current students as they observed lab experiments at the USM Science Department.

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South Florida

South Florida

South Florida Chapter Saints Party

New Orleans Saints vs. Oakland Raiders

Sunday, September 11, 2016
Pre-game at 12:30 PM, Kick-off at 1 PM

Shuck N’ Dive
650 Federal Hwy.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

South Florida alumni and their families are invited to Shuck N’ Dive in Fort Lauderdale to watch the Saints/Raiders game. Draft beer and appetizers will be served. You may order off the menu and pay individually for other items. Dress is casual. Wear your Saints gear.

We are requesting sponsorships from individuals and area businesses to help offset the cost of this event. All sponsors will be acknowledged at the event, on our school Website, our CGN (alumni business) Website, our Annual Report and in our alumni publication, Century II (circulation 14,000).

Sponsorship Levels:

Gold Sponsor ($100 or more)
Crimson Sponsor ($50 to $99)
Crusader Sponsor ($20 to $49)

*Note- Sponsorship amounts may differ online.

Please RSVP by September 2, 2016.

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Tampa

Tampa

Tampa Bay Rays Baseball

Members of the Tampa Alumni Chapter gathered on Saturday, June 18, 2016 for a baseball suite party at Tropicana Field to watch the Tampa Bay Rays play the San Francisco Giants. Alumni and guests watched the game from a suite, but the Rays were defeated by the Giants with score of 6-4. Following the game the guests were treated to a concert by The Fray. Director of Tickets Operations Robert Bennett ’79 hosted the event and Tommy Mitchell ’79 updated the group on school activities and invited alumni and families to visit campus whenever they are in New Orleans.

Thanks to all the attendees!

For further information about a chapter, please contact our Alumni office at (504) 284- 6700.

 

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Triangle (NC)

Triangle (NC)

Saints vs. Falcons Game

Triangle alumni and their guests were invited to join chapter leader Mark Falgout ’79 to watch the Saints & Falcons in an NFC South showdown at Carolina Ale House in Brier Creek. John Devlin, President of Brother Martin, was present to update the group on campus activities and news.

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.

Alumni Baseball Trip

Alumni, family and friends headed to Washington D.C. for the annual Alumni Baseball Trip.  While in our nation’s capital the group toured national monuments, parks and museums in addition to attending two Nationals wins vs. the Mets at Nationals Park.  Before the Saturday game, our Washington D.C. Chapter held a party at Gordon Biersch.  Pat Pritchett ’78 organized the event and joined the group for both games.

Contact Information
Alumni & Development Office
4401 Elysian Fields Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70122
Office: (504) 284-6700
Fax: (504) 284-5888
alumni@brothermartin.com

If you are an alumnus of a club, team or organization that is not represented on this page and you are interested in reuniting your group, please contact Kenny Spellman ’84 at the Alumni Office. (504) 284-6700.

Academic Games

Academic Games

Academic Games alumni gathered in The Benson Mall on December 30th.  Craig Zeller ’02 and Bro. Neal Golden ’57 CJ joined former players for crispitos, pizza, and drinks before competing in Trivia Night II.

Band

Band

Alumni Band Reunion & Performance

11th Annual Alumni Band Reunion
“We’re putting the band back together”

Rehearsal ■ Tailgate Party ■ Performance

Friday, November 4, 2016

Brother Martin vs. Jesuit
Zephyr Field

Schedule of Events:
Thursday, November 3, 2016
6:00 p.m. Rehearsal in Band Room at Brother Martin High School

Friday, November 4, 2016
6:30 p.m. Enter the stadium with the band. Family members are welcome to sit with the Alumni Band.
7:00 p.m. Brother Martin vs. Jesuit Football Game
Alumni Band will perform some songs with the Brother Martin Band and possibly some of our own!

Comp tickets can be picked up in the Alumni Office or at the pre-game social on game day. Extra tickets can be purchased in the Bookstore at school the week of the game.

Note: All Alumni Band Lettermen are invited to join the party! Playing is optional!

ALL ALUMNI BAND MEMBERS WILL RECEIVE 2 COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS TO THE GAME!

We will forward a link to the music we will be performing as soon as it is available. If you are in need of an instrument, contact Michon Music Store, 3200 Severn Ave., Metairie, (504) 454-7581 or Russell Band Instrument, 6824 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 780-1090 for a rental. Low brass and percussion players should contact Mike Hotstream ’90 (mhotstream@gmail.com) for instrument availability.

Please RSVP by Friday, October 28, 2016.

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Baseball

Baseball

Alumni Baseball Tournament

Nearly 40 alumni baseball lettermen participated in the Alumni Baseball Tournament and Reunion this past Saturday at Farley Field. Captains Stephen Carroll ’03 and Charles Kirchem ’01 and player/coach Ricky Gibbs ’70 led El Dorado to the championship by winning both of their games. After the round-robin tournament, alumni, family and friends headed to Lakeview Harbor for a reception.

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Basketball

Basketball


Basketball Lettermen Reunion and Alumni Tournament

The Basketball Letterman Reunion and Alumni Tournament took place on Saturday, December 19, 2015 in the Conlin Gym. “Injured Reserved” won the championship by finishing undefeated in the round-robin tournament.  After the tournament, players competed in the 3-point contest and John Lally ’92 was crowned “3-point Champion.”  Ron Brisbi ‘67 SA and Milton Dureau ’69 CJ officiated,Jeffrey Hotard ’07 served as official scorer and Scott Corrente Sr. ’83 coordinated the tournament.  After, players and family members dined in The Benson Mall.

Sponsors:

Dennis Cronin ’72
Hank Eiserloh ’84
Bill Gallagher ’71
A.J. Talamo ’63 SA

’70′s State Champions
2014 Basketball Reunion

Members of the 1970, 1971 and 1974 Brother Martin State Championship Basketball Teams and their family and friends reunited on August 16th at Lakeview Harbor.  Hunter Stewart ’75 initiated the reunion that attracted lettermen from across the country.  Donald Newman ’75, assistant coach with the Washington Wizards, came in from DC, Rodney “Snake” Montgomery ’75 from Atlanta, Eric Sander ’76 from Alabama and Ed Rossi ’70, Jay Trapani ’73, Joe Furlan ’72 and Ben Abadie ’76 all came over from Mississippi.  Others in attendance included Coach Andy Russo, Tommy Smith ’71, Dale Valdery ’71 and Charlie Furlan ’72 from the 1970 National Championship 36-0 team, Joey Zappardo ’73, Tom Cronin ’74, Jim McCulla ’74, Joe McManus ’75, Leroy Oliver ’75, Jim Klos ’77 and Bro. Neal Golden ’57 CJ.

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Cheerleaders

Cheerleaders

The Crusaders defeated Holy Cross 49-24 for a Homecoming victory in mid-October.  Festivities kicked off with a pep rally in the Conlin Gym before school.  The celebration continued after classes at Tad Gormley Stadium with a Tailgate Party featuring jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80 and Reinhart FoodService L.L.C., pizza compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and Pepsi products.  The Student Ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard served alumni and guests.  Bryce Barbaro ’16 deejayed and the cheerleaders, NJROTC Rifle Team, the Drumline and Crusader Band all performed.  In addition, the 2015 Homecoming Court was introduced with student escorts before heading in for the game.  Before kick-off, members of the 1955 St. Aloysius Football team who were the Catholic League & City Champions; and the 1985 Brother Martin football team who were District Champions and State Semifinalists were recognized on their championship anniversaries.  Cross-country, NJROTC and cheerleader alumni participated in the celebration.  Mike Zibilich ’66 SA,Donald Nix ’66 SA and Joe Caccioppi ’66 SA served as honorary captains.  After the Crusader victory, alumni celebrated at the Lettermen Party at Lakeview Harbor.

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Crimson Shield

Crimson Shield

Crimson Shield Social

The annual Crimson Shield Social took place Wednesday at Parkway Bakery.  Former recipients, faculty and staff shared stories while enjoying delicious po-boys and drinks.   The Crimson Shield Award recognizes members of the senior class judged by the faculty and administration to have displayed specific exemplary personal qualities.  This event celebrates past Crimson Shield recipients and the goal is to encourage this special group of alumni to continue to strive for excellence while initiating an ongoing relationship with Brother Martin High School.  Lance Benezech ’13, Daniel Nally ’10, David Browning ’12, Chuck Camp ’10 and Matthew Quitzau ’10 sponsored the event.

Cross Country

Cross Country

 

The Crusaders defeated Holy Cross 49-24 for a Homecoming victory in mid-October.  Festivities kicked off with a pep rally in the Conlin Gym before school.  The celebration continued after classes at Tad Gormley Stadium with a Tailgate Party featuring jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80 and Reinhart FoodService L.L.C., pizza compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and Pepsi products.  The Student Ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard served alumni and guests.  Bryce Barbaro ’16 deejayed and the cheerleaders, NJROTC Rifle Team, the Drumline and Crusader Band all performed.  In addition, the 2015 Homecoming Court was introduced with student escorts before heading in for the game.  Before kick-off, members of the 1955 St. Aloysius Football team who were the Catholic League & City Champions; and the 1985 Brother Martin football team who were District Champions and State Semifinalists were recognized on their championship anniversaries.  Cross-country, NJROTC and cheerleader alumni participated in the celebration.  Mike Zibilich ’66 SA,Donald Nix ’66 SA and Joe Caccioppi ’66 SA served as honorary captains.  After the Crusader victory, alumni celebrated at the Lettermen Party at Lakeview Harbor.

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Dionysians

Dionysians

Brother Martin Dionysians Reunion

Honoring Dave Dessens & Sydney Palmisano

Saturday, October 15, 2016
Curtain Call: 7:00 P.M.

The Rooftop of The Woodward Wight Building
344 St. Joseph Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Suggested donation for food and beverages: $10.00 per person

We are requesting sponsorships from individuals and area businesses to help offset the cost of this event, to sponsor a member in need, or to honor a deceased member. All sponsors will be acknowledged at the event, on our school website, our CGN (alumni business) website, our Annual Report and in our alumni publication, Century II (circulation 14,000).

Sponsorship Levels:
Gold Sponsor ($100 or more)
Crimson Sponsor ($50 – $90)
Crusader Sponsor ($5 – $49)
Sponsor Dinner Guest ($25)

Please RSVP by October 7, 2016.

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Football

Football 

The Crusaders defeated Holy Cross 49-24 for a Homecoming victory in mid-October.  Festivities kicked off with a pep rally in the Conlin Gym before school.  The celebration continued after classes at Tad Gormley Stadium with a Tailgate Party featuring jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80 and Reinhart FoodService L.L.C., pizza compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and Pepsi products.  The Student Ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard served alumni and guests.  Bryce Barbaro ’16 deejayed and the cheerleaders, NJROTC Rifle Team, the Drumline and Crusader Band all performed.  In addition, the 2015 Homecoming Court was introduced with student escorts before heading in for the game.  Before kick-off, members of the 1955 St. Aloysius Football team who were the Catholic League & City Champions; and the 1985 Brother Martin football team who were District Champions and State Semifinalists were recognized on their championship anniversaries.  Cross-country, NJROTC and cheerleader alumni participated in the celebration.  Mike Zibilich ’66 SADonald Nix ’66 SA and Joe Caccioppi ’66 SA served as honorary captains.  After the Crusader victory, alumni celebrated at the Lettermen Party at Lakeview Harbor.

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Golden Crusader

Golden Crusader

The 2016 Golden Crusader Lunch returned to The Steak Knife where Robert Roth ’75 and his staff prepared and served a delicious meal for over 80 Golden Crusaders and special guests.  Tommy Mitchell ’79 welcomed everyone, gave an update on school activities, requested attendees fill out a brief survey and introduced the 2016 Golden Crusaders.  Deacon David Ducote ’04 led the prayer before the meal.  Committee members Mark Bologna ’88 and Philip Averill ’04 gave testimonials about what the Golden Crusader Award means to them.  Special guests included President John Devlin, Assistants to the President Nick Lagattuta ’71 and Greg Rando ’77, Bro. Carl Bouchereau, Bro. Neal Golden ’57 CJ, Thomas Mavor, Guy Nelson, Arthur Hardy and Justin Fleetwood.  Current Golden Crusader faculty members in attendance were Carlos Bogran ’99, Ryan Gallagher ’00, Barry Hebert ’74, Chris Bailey ’86, Dominick Caronna ’85, Jerry Ursin ’07 and Craig Zeller ’02.

Philip Averill ’04, Brian Barkemeyer ’79, Mark Bologna ’88, Michael Calogero ’81, Philip Catanzaro ’97, Gary Giepert ’80, Adam Griego ’10, Scott Hedlund ’97, Zachary Materne ’01, Tommy Mitchell ’79, John Person ’73 and Patrick Young ’07 served on the committee.

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NJROTC

NJROTC

The Crusaders defeated Holy Cross 49-24 for a Homecoming victory in mid-October.  Festivities kicked off with a pep rally in the Conlin Gym before school.  The celebration continued after classes at Tad Gormley Stadium with a Tailgate Party featuring jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80 and Reinhart FoodService L.L.C., pizza compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and Pepsi products.  The Student Ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard served alumni and guests.  Bryce Barbaro ’16 deejayed and the cheerleaders, NJROTC Rifle Team, the Drumline and Crusader Band all performed.  In addition, the 2015 Homecoming Court was introduced with student escorts before heading in for the game.  Before kick-off, members of the 1955 St. Aloysius Football team who were the Catholic League & City Champions; and the 1985 Brother Martin football team who were District Champions and State Semifinalists were recognized on their championship anniversaries.  Cross-country, NJROTC and cheerleader alumni participated in the celebration.  Mike Zibilich ’66 SA,Donald Nix ’66 SA and Joe Caccioppi ’66 SA served as honorary captains.  After the Crusader victory, alumni celebrated at the Lettermen Party at Lakeview Harbor.

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Rugby

Rugby

Members of the Brother Martin Rugby community gathered for a reunion at The Rugby Pub on December 27th.  Attendees enjoyed food and drinks and shared stories.  Coach Gary Giepert ’80 addressed the group and discussed the possibility of an alumni game in the near future.  Event sponsors were The Metzler Family and Roger Mattei ’02, A Perfect Cut LLC.

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Soccer

Soccer

Alumni soccer players participated in the Alumni Soccer Tournament on Saturday, January 23rd  on Farley Field.  Coach Judy Rodriguez’s Team Gold won the 3-team round-robin tournament.  Congratulations, Alumni

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Student Ministers

Student Ministers

Fr. Paul Hart ’70 directed the annual Alumni Day of Reflection. The theme of the day was “Spiritual Fitness: Getting Back in Shape with God”. Alumni listened to presentations, participated in Reconciliation, the Way of the Cross, the Rosary and personal reflection. Fr. Paul celebrated Mass in The Branton Chapel followed by lunch in The Terrace. Serving on the committee were chairman Randy Oddo ’62 SA, Judge Bob Burns ’62 SA, Bro. Louis Couvillon, John Hodges ’62 SA, Tony Melito ’76 and Wayne Wellmeier ’86.

Tennis

Tennis

Tennis Tournament

The 2016 Brother Martin Tennis Tournament was rained out on its original date in March; however, the weather on the “make-up” date made it worth the wait.  Cool temperatures and clear skies favored the players at U.N.O Tennis Center last Friday.  152 players took to the courts in 9 Ladies’ divisions and 3 Men’s divisions.  The “Parade of Prizes” gave attendees a chance to win hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates, tennis lessons and various other gifts.  The 50/50 sent a lucky winner home with some extra cash.  Chris Dazet, Tennis Director at Metairie Country Club, served as tournament director.  Kerri Becker, Yvette Canoura, Karen Fair, Missy Forschler, Jeanne Gallo, Danielle Guidry, Lisa Lozes, Ron McDonald ’82, Cheri Miller, Billy Moore ’80, Liz Nail, Kathleen Roevens and Lee Stall ’82 served on the tournament committee.

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Wrestling

Wrestling

Wrestling Reunion

The Brother Martin Wrestling community gathered on December 23rd for the Trey Culotta Invitational and Wrestling Reunion.  Alumni wrestlers who have gone on to wrestle in college were introduced before the finals.  The Crusaders won the tournament for the fifth consecutive year as the defeated teams from the state and region.  After the tournament, alumni and friends enjoyed food and drinks at The Bayou Beer Garden in Mid-City.

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